Tillerson says diplomacy with North Korea has 'failed'; Pyongyang warns of war

The former oilman will also talk commerce, after US President Donald Trump's belligerent campaign rhetoric raised the specter of a trade war between the United State and China. The Trump administration has signaled that it could increase financial pe... More..

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U.S. envoy in Japan to reassure on North Korea threat
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

U.S. envoy in Japan to reassure on North Korea threat

Complicating his mission to Beijing are China's strenuous objections to the initial deployment to South Korea of a US missile defense system that have strained relations between Seoul and Beijing and sparked a ...More..

USA 'could consider pre-emptive military action' against North Korea
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

USA 'could consider pre-emptive military action' against North Korea

Experts say it could have a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States within a few years. "China has done little to help!" These statements from Tillerson came after his chat with Japanese For...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson: 20 years of efforts to denuclearise NKorea 'have failed'

While he has swallowed a big budget cut, had his chosen deputy vetoed, and been dismissed as invisible in his own building, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is playing a patient game to gain influence by avoidi...More..

United States anticipates new round of missile, nuclear testing by North Korea
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

United States anticipates new round of missile, nuclear testing by North Korea

He said the Obama administration's policy of "strategic patience"- that saw tightening of sanctions to try and get North Korea back to negotiations aimed at denuclearization - had ended. "The arrested pastors o...More..

Dr Farooq Sattar released after being detained
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Dr Farooq Sattar released after being detained

In a dramatic turn of events, Sattar was shifted to Chakiwara Police Station before being released late at night. Farooq Sattar has arrived in PIB colony, taking selfies with their workers and supporters. The...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Republican congressman Tom Cole tells Trump: Apologise to Obama over wire-tapping

The clear verdict from the committee leaders comes a day after two heads of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said they had received no information to back the Trump tweets . The British MP...More..

Tillerson to Meet Erdogan, Turkish Leaders in Ankara on March 30
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson to Meet Erdogan, Turkish Leaders in Ankara on March 30

The State Department Correspondents Association said in a statement that it was " disappointed " in the decision for Tillerson to bring only one reporter on the trip, but would continue to work with the State...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

No evidence for Trump wiretap claims in DOJ report

Tom Cole (R-OK) told reporters on Friday when asked about the matter. But he raised the stakes by saying "if Barack Obama used a foreign intelligence agency to spy on an American who happen to be a candid...More..

Three quarters of French voters want Fillon to withdraw from presidential race
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Three quarters of French voters want Fillon to withdraw from presidential race

Fillon, an avowed Catholic, was the surprise victor of the rightwing Republicans' primary in November after campaigning as a man of integrity. After six weeks of speculation triggered by an investigation by s...More..

Lloyd Blankfein takes pay cut at Goldman Sachs
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Lloyd Blankfein takes pay cut at Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs paid Blankfein $22 million for a year ago, down from $23 million in 2015. His $2 million salary remained unchanged, while his cash bonus fell to $4 million from $6.3 million previous year. One of...More..

Celebs call on Turkish Airlines to bring Somalia food and water
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Celebs call on Turkish Airlines to bring Somalia food and water

In his Twitter video appealing to the public for help, Kaepernick said: 'People are dying in Somalia right now that need our help'. "It's kind of a insane idea but I think it could work and I think by doing...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Somali immigrants killed in airstrike off Yemen western coast

As of this writing, no government has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it was most likely carried out by the Saudi-led coalition which has been waging a brutal war against Yemen for the last two years...More..

Donald Trump stands by wiretapping claims
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Donald Trump stands by wiretapping claims

But the story was about intelligence agencies monitoring Russian officials - and how, through that regular surveillance, they may have discovered contacts between those officials and Trump associates. " It'...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Spicer denies apology to British government for wiretap claim

Mr Spicer, speaking with reporters following Mr Trump's news conference, said: "I don't think we regret anything". Merkel, who wields significant sway in Europe, was critical of Trump's refugee and immigratio...More..

DOJ report does not confirm Trump's wiretap claim, sources say
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

DOJ report does not confirm Trump's wiretap claim, sources say

Spicer's comments were based on a report on Fox News from former judge Andrew Napolitano, who said that multiple sources told him President Obama used GCHQ to do the surveillance of Trump. White House spo...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson signals sharp turn in United States approach to N. Korea

China has urged North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile tests and said South Korea and the United States should stop joint military exercises and seek talks instead. The United States signaled a tougher str...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Media Freaks Over Who's Traveling With Tillerson To Asia

Tillerson, speaking in Tokyo on March 16, was reacting to President Donald Trump's plans to cut the State Department's budget by some 28 percent. For instance, lawyer-turned-envoy Jason Greenblatt-who's been ta...More..

Bars set for St. Patrick's Day boost as beer sales flow higher
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Bars set for St. Patrick's Day boost as beer sales flow higher

Patrick's with a pub crawl. Many people with Irish heritage and even those without took the time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day Friday in Appleton. 'Falling on a Friday and crossing over with major sporting e...More..

Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between Koreas
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between Koreas

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday reaffirmed Washington's "ironclad" security alliance with South Korea amid growing military threats from a provocative North Korea. Tillerson's remarks reflected ...More..

Indian Air Force chopper topples during training sortie near Allahabad; pilots safe
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Indian Air Force chopper topples during training sortie near Allahabad; pilots safe

This is the seventh crash of a Sukhoi-30MKI since induction into the Indian Air Force in 2002. A Chetak helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) toppled while making an emergency landing during a routine trai...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Agency rubbishes claims it helped Obama spy on Trump

A spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said on Friday that the White House had backed off the allegation. Britain's electronic surveillance agency GCHQ has dismissed as "nonsense" claims that i...More..

Tillerson urges
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson urges "new approach" to N.Korea, gives no details

He said the US and Japan had an "unwavering bond". Despite that defeat, a White House official said Tillerson has good access to the president, including multiple lunches, dinners and meetings. deployment of ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson in S Korea to find 'new approach' on N Korea

The US secretary of state has arrived in South Korea with the aim of finding a "new approach" for relations with North Korea after what he described as two decades of failed efforts to denuclearise the reclusiv...More..

Free market health care?
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Free market health care?

Medicaid gives first-class people second-class care, and it is time to give Medicaid recipients access to the physicians of their choice. "It is fixable. Director of Bell County Public Health District Amanda ...More..

Parrikar wins Goa trust vote with support of 23 MLAs
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Parrikar wins Goa trust vote with support of 23 MLAs

The BJP could not manage to win the majority of seats to form the government in Goa as it did in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur. He said, "Congress was blamed for being late in deciding its Leader". When the physica...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

White House Denies Issuing an Apology to the United Kingdom

That, he added , showed the administration in Washington did not lend them any credence. Spicer says Trump's charges were based on reporting by a number of news organizations, including Fox, the BBC and the ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson says military action against North Korea is an option

It fell through less than two months, however, as the country went ahead with a prohibited launch of what it claimed to be a satellite using long-range ballistic missile technology. Key agenda on the table for ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Australia vs India Third Test, Day Three from Ranchi

Earlier in the day, opener Murali Vijay (82) and Pujara had played well to aid India post 193/2 in reply to Australia's 451 at lunch . Indian speedster Umesh Yadav bolstered Indian spirits on Friday by s...More..

One-third of western Mosul retaken from Daesh: Iraqi Cmdr
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

One-third of western Mosul retaken from Daesh: Iraqi Cmdr

ISIS took large swathes of territory across Iraq in 2014 and declared itself a global caliphate from the city of Mosul, the largest and now last remaining city under the group's control in Iraq. Iraqi forces fo...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

GOP congressman to Trump: Apologize for wiretap claim

On Thursday, leaders of the Senate Intelligence committee said in a statement there is no indication that Trump Tower was "the subject of surveillance" by the USA government before or after the 2016 election....More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tillerson in South Korea in search of 'new approach' on North Korea

Tillerson touched down by helicopter Friday at Camp Bonifas, a USA base about 400 meters (438 yards) from the Demilitarized Zone, a Cold War vestige created after the Korean War ended in 1953. Year of diplomacy...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang: Optimistic about relations between USA and China

The outspoken Republican president reserved some of his harshest campaign rhetoric for Beijing on his way to the White House, accusing China of being a currency manipulator and threatening to slap huge tariff...More..

Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara bids staff farewell in NYC
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara bids staff farewell in NYC

Staffed with more than one hundred career prosecutors, the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office has a long history of being apolitical and pursuing a wide range of investigations into terrorism, public corruption, ...More..

Irish PM trolls Donald Trump on immigration right in front of him
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Irish PM trolls Donald Trump on immigration right in front of him

O'Riordan said that Trump supporters embracing Irish culture and heritage have "forgotten their history", because similar to many non-white immigrants today, Irish people were labeled terrorists when they fir...More..